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The Next Big Thing in Digital: Voice Recognition

Aaron Shapiro | Posted 09.17.2013 | Technology
Aaron Shapiro

Are you prepared for how this will change your business and how your customers interact with you?

Why Have Tech Companies Stopped Trying to Solve Big Problems?

Charlie Kim | Posted 10.29.2013 | Technology
Charlie Kim

Today, most tech companies try and solve problems in 12-14 months, boast their success, then try and exit. How did this happen?

5 Traits in the Ideal Startup Employee

Hulya Aksu | Posted 10.01.2013 | Small Business
Hulya Aksu

There are a lot of things working against any new business, and be sure that no matter which industry you're in, you'll face your fair share of challenges. But building a balanced, productive, and talented team is a great way to set yourself up for success and hit the ground running.

Welcome to the (Don't Be) Evil Empire

Rebecca Solnit | Posted 08.25.2013 | Technology
Rebecca Solnit

What do the U.S. government and Silicon Valley already have in common? Above all, they want to remain opaque while making the rest of us entirely transparent through the capture of our data.

Networking Your Startup

Hulya Aksu | Posted 06.30.2013 | Small Business
Hulya Aksu

Being unafraid to put yourself out there and networking at every opportunity shows that you've rolled up your sleeves and are ready to get to work, that you've got big plans and big moves in your future and that you're a startup worth noticing.

The Internet's Fantastic Four: How Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple Rule the Web

Techonomy | Posted 01.12.2013 | Technology
Techonomy

Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple: four Internet companies that are, arguably, the best of the best -- global goliaths that leave little room for competitors. But the big question is whether they are too big, sucking out the competition from smaller players.

Florida Terminates $20M Contract To Build Education Assistance Website

Posted 11.01.2012 | Education

Florida’s Department of Education has terminated its $20 million contract with Infinity Software Development, a Tallahassee technology company it hi...

Best Buy Founder: 'I Am Not Going Away'

Reuters | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business

By Dhanya Skariachan NEW YORK, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Best Buy founder Richard Schulze on Thursday repeated his call for the consumer ele...

Anything They Can Do, You Can Do Better

Aaron Shapiro | Posted 07.03.2012 | Business
Aaron Shapiro

Uncertainty is an easier destination to arrive at than confidence, especially when the truth is, there's no such thing as making anything that's really new. Everything is an evolution of something else. But you can make something better.

WOW: Trippy Self-Propelled Object 'Folds' Its Way Through Space

Posted 04.24.2012 | Science

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a…shape? The incredible video above shows what looks like a floating geometry problem. It’s actually the ...

Killing the Competition With Hops and Barley -- My Discovery of Startup Crawls

Zachary Ehren | Posted 05.22.2012 | San Francisco
Zachary Ehren

For every company in the digital industry, there are hundreds of other shiny, young companies doing the same thing. They know they can provide the service and skills to accomplish a certain demand, but nobody knows who they are.

Could Online Piracy Act Hurt Small Tech Companies?

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2011 | Small Business

(By Stephanie Rabiner) - You've likely heard a lot about the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the last few days, and chances are the chatter isn't goi...

Even Technology Companies Know the Future of Advertising Is Storytelling

Randall Rothenberg | Posted 12.06.2011 | Technology
Randall Rothenberg

The next wave of mega-growth will not stem from a new algorithm or new digital video compression mechanism. Rather it will come from the advancement of the classic art of storytelling.

Web Start-Ups Strapped For Cash

Los Angeles Times | Alana Semuels and Michelle Quinn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In recent months, some start-up technology companies have died or gone into comas after running out of money, a possible early sign that the resurgenc...